Seminar "Decision Support for People with Psychosocial Disabilities: Practices of Self-help in the Netherlands"

published: 2015-07-23 Japanese:日本語版へ

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Date: July 24, 2015 (Fri.) 13:00-16:00
Place: 1st Training Room (6F), Campus Plaza Kyoto
Host: Research Center for Ars Vivendi, Ritsumeikan University
Co-host: Institute of Human Sciences, Ritsumeikan University (Fundamental Research on Social Inclusion and Human Support)
Participation: Free of Charge / No Advance Application Necessary

* There is no parking available at the venue, so please use public transportation.
*We can prepare for a point system and a sign language interpreter. Those who seek these services should contact the administrative office of the Research Center for Ars Vivendi by July 15 (Wed.).

Event Overview

In this event we examine the practical possibility of decision-making support from a case study in the Netherlands which have received a lot of attention through the new Services and Supports for Persons with Disabilities Act and additional resolution for revision of the Mental Health and Welfare Law etc. In particular, we invite Ms. Jolijn Santegoeds, who is co-chair of World Network of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry (WNUSP), Mr. Yoshikazu Ikehara, a lawyer dealing with human rights issue of people with disabilities and Mr. Akihiko Sekiguchi, Japan National Group of Mental Disabled People and host a seminar, “Decision Support for People with Psychosocial Disabilities: Practices of Self-help in the Netherlands". Ms. Jolijn lectures both about the trend of decision-making support in the Netherlands and about family group conference, the practice of it. Mr. Ikehara explains the latest trend over legal capacity and decision-making. Mr. Sekiguchi talks about possible actions and policies as a disabled people's movement.

Program

12:30 Doors Open
13:00-13:05 Opening Address
13:05-15:00 Lecture  Jolijn Santegoeds(Co-chair, World Network of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry)
"Activities of People with Mental Disorders in the Netherlands"
15:00-16:00 Talk Session Yoshikazu Ikehara (Lawyer, Tokyo Advocacy Law Office)
Akihiko Sekiya(Ex-member of Committee for Disability Policies, Committee of Japan National Group of Mental Disabled People)
16:00 Closing Address

Inquiries

Administrative Office, Research Center for Ars Vivendi, Ritsumeikan University
56-1 Tojiinkita-machi, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8577
E-mail: ars-vive@st.ritsumei.ac.jp
TEL: +81-75-465-8475
FAX: +81-75-465-8245

"Translational Studies for Inclusive Society" Project is supported by the MEXT-Program for the Strategic Research Foundation at Private Universities, 2013-2015.

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